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Investor Ready- The Guide for Startups on getting investors to say YES

Spark! is delighted to announce that ‘Investor Ready’ the #1 best-selling book authored by our CEO, Julie Barber, is a Finalist in the 2021 Business Book Awards (Startup/Scaleup Category).

Investor Ready – The Guide for Startups on getting investors to say Yes

Getting investment is tough. Competition is fierce. There are new start-ups around every corner fighting for their slice of the pie.

In this book, Julie Barber shares her proven six-step process to showcase your company at its best and wow your potential investors.

The six steps of the Investor Ready Roadmap outlined in this book will enable you to:

  • • Communicate your company Vision to investors

  • • Ensure the Structure and Scalability of your start-up supports your Vision

  • • Prove your Market fit and impact

  • • Provide business Numbers that give investors confidence

  • • Build your ideal Investor Profile and find investors who match it

  • • Create a Pitch and Business Plan that will wow potential investors

Purchase the book here

The book is also crammed full of insights from top investors, including Angels, VCs, Corporate VCs and Crowdfunding Platforms.

About The Author

Julie Barber is CEO at Spark! Consulting, a boutique business consultancy. Julie is also an author, Non-Exec Director, Mentor and Speaker.

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